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Children in Sustainable Food Systems

Children in Sustainable Food Systems

Join eXtension National Project Team Community, Local and Regional Food Systems for an open forum focusing on Children in Sustainable Food Systems.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. EST

Event is free and open to anyone with an interest in Food Systems.

Registration is required.


ASYNCHRONOUS TECHNOLOGY AND YOUTH LEARNING: Using Flipgrid in the age of Covid-19 for 4-H food systems education.


  • Bidemi Oladiran, Baltimore City 4-H Youth Development Educator

AGRICULTURE LEARNING CHASSIS: Empowering teachers to integrate Realtime Ag supply chain, career pathways, and critical thinking/exploration at scale through a novel educational approach developed through the Mavin project.


  • Kenneth Frank, Foundation Professor of Sociometrics, Michigan State University
  • John Severson, Superintendent, and John Kraus, Muskegon Area ISD
  • Greg Helmer, Superintendent, Frank Marieta, Principal, and Amy Holubeck, 5th Grade Teacher, Ravenna Middle School
  • Colin Ripmaster, Deputy Executive Director, Michigan Association of Secondary School Principal
  • Sai Naik, CEO, Mavin Holdings

DESIGNING AND PROGRAMMING HEALTHY OUTDOOR LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IN CHILDCARE: How childcare outdoor learning environments can be designed to support children’s healthy eating, physical activity and outdoor learning.


  • Nilda Cosco, Director of Programs, and Bria Sledge, Early Childhood Program Associate, Natural Learning Initiative, College of Design, NC State University

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